BBC News - Asia
The latest stories from the Asia section of the BBC News web site.
Bomber 'kills 45' at Afghan match
A suicide bomber in east Afghanistan kills at least 45 people at a volleyball match, as Afghan MPs approve security deals with Nato and the US.
Mother of baby left in drain charged
Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.
Banker ruled fit for HK murder trial
British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.
MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine
Debris from the Malaysia's Flight MH17 arrives from rebel-held areas near the crash site in east Ukraine to the government-held city of Kharkiv.
Indian sterilisation drugs 'tainted'
Drugs given to 15 women who died after sterilisation surgery were contaminated, a minister in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh says.
Nepal bus crash search finds 47 dead
Nepalese authorities find 47 bodies after a bus crashed into the Bheri river in the western region of the country.
Australia top ODI rankings after win
Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to win the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the world rankings.
Thai king quashes health concerns
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand attends a ceremony to confirm two government ministers in Bangkok, quashing speculation about his health.
Pacquiao targets Mayweather fight
Manny Pacquiao wants to face five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather after retaining his WBO welterweight title..
ABC management unveil 10% job cuts
Australian public broadcaster ABC says some 400 people could lose their jobs after a significant cut in government funding.